Carr’s Group announces Tim Jones to join its Board of Directors as next Non-Executive Chair

– UK, Carlisle –  Carr’s Group plc (LON: CARR), the Speciality Agriculture and Engineering Group, today announced the appointment of Tim Jones as Non-Executive Chair-designate effective from 1 February 2023, becoming Non-Executive Chair from the AGM expected in February 2023.

“On behalf of the Board, I am pleased to be welcoming someone of Tim’s extensive experience, which spans a range of industries and roles, and I am confident that Tim’s knowledge and guidance will be invaluable to Carr’s as we pursue our growth agenda,” said Senior Independent Director, John Worby.

About Tim Jones

Since 2012, Tim Jones has served as Non-Executive Chair of Treatt plc, the LSE-listed manufacturer of natural extracts and ingredients, where he developed a board and leadership team which has overseen substantial long-term growth in shareholder value. He is due to stand down at the company’s AGM in January 2023. Tim is also Chair of Allia Charitable Group, a social impact financier and catalyst, which he initially joined as Chief Executive Officer in 2002. In 2022, Tim was appointed Chair of SP-Logistics Holdings Limited, a multi-national clinical-trials logistics organisation trading as the Oximio Group.

Tim Jones is an FCA-approved Person and a member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment. He is also an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute.

Tim Jones said: “I am delighted to be joining Carr’s at this immensely exciting point in the Company’s development. Both the Speciality Agriculture and Engineering divisions are industry-leading businesses, and I very much look forward to helping guide the Company, supporting long-term value creation for its shareholders and wider stakeholders.”

About Carr’s Group plc

Carr’s is an international leader in manufacturing value added products and solutions, with market leading brands and robust market positions in Agriculture and Engineering, supplying customers in over 50 countries from sites in the UK, USA and Europe. Carr’s operates a decentralised business model that empowers operating subsidiaries enabling them to be competitive, agile, and effective in their individual markets whilst setting overall standards and goals.

Its Speciality Agriculture Division manufactures and supplies feed blocks, minerals and boluses containing trace elements and minerals for livestock. Its Engineering Division designs and manufactures bespoke equipment, including robotic and remote handling equipment, and provides technical services primarily into nuclear, oil and gas, and defence industries.

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